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Home-Produced Goods (Consumption)

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade if he will introduce measures to encourage the consumption of United Kingdom as opposed to non-United Kingdom, European Economic Community manufactures.

Government measures to encourage buying British goods regardless of their quality or suitability would be consistent neither with Community law nor with the Government's economic policies, which are designed to stimulate British industry to improve its competitiveness in both home and export markets.